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Admissions Process


Dear Parent,


I am pleased that you are considering Gan Yeladim to meet the early childhood education needs of your child.  Choosing a school that supports Jewish values and teachings is one of the most significant decisions your family will ever make. I am confident that you will be pleased with the quality and dedication of our staff, the curriculum, and our outstanding facilities.


Gan Yeladim welcomes families from all walks of life to its preschool. Please read on below for more on the admissions process.



Morah Leah Shemtov



Gan Yeladim welcomes applications for children between the ages of 6 weeks and

five years old. Please contact our Director of Admissions, Wendy Beder, with any questions.

When to Apply:
Enrollment is open year round for the 2023-2024 school year however we encourage you to begin the admission process before March 1st.

To Begin:
Families interested in scheduling a tour and learning more about Gan Yeladim should contact our Director of Admissions, Wendy Beder, at (203) 324-2223 or by emailing


Tours are scheduled Monday through Thursday between 9am – 2pm and offer parents an opportunity

to see our school in action.  During the tour, parents will have the chance to meet and talk with our Director, Morah Leah Shemtov and our Director of Admissions, Wendy Beder.

To be considered for admission, please submit the following:

 *  $750 non-refundable and non-transferrable registration fee

Once all the pertinent application forms have been completed and handed in, you will receive an invoice and all further paperwork required prior to school starting.

Parents who wish to be considered for tuition assistance must complete the tuition assistance applications. All requests will be handled confidentially


We look forward to working with you and appreciate your interest in Gan Yeladim.


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